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Dec 24, 2012 2:00am PST
the right environment they have high levels of concentration, they are extremely precise and have a great eye for detail. that's why he calls them the "specialists" and has set up a company to use their talents in the working world. >> 17-year-old emil godfredsen from denmark is using lego to work out a crane control system. like the other young people here, he has asperger syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder. unfamiliar situations make him nervous. at school, emil didn't fit in and was bored by lessons. >> at my old school, the teachers didn't believe that i was really good at computer programming. they never set me the right sort of assignments. so i said to them: i'm going to prove to you that i can access secure data and manipulate it any way i want. they still didn 't believe me, so i just did it. >> lessons were interrupted for 3 weeks. thorkil sonne believes that kids like emil have skills that can be put to more constructive use. eight years ago, he founded the company specialisterne -- which means "the specialists." his goal is to prepare young people with autism for the workin
Dec 22, 2012 8:00am PST
the environment and the traditional way of life in this coffee growing region. >> sometimes, the kafa region stays shrouded in mist all day. here in southwestern ethiopia, the forests provide locals with their livelihoods. growing wild here in the undergrowth is the region's main source of income -- coffee. right now it's harvest season -- aregash ago ambo and her sons are off to a part of the forest where they're allowed to pick coffee. it's such a precious resource, there are strict rules on who can harvest the coffee and exactly how much. >> if it weren't for the forest, the coffee plants would get sick and die. the forest also determines the weather. without the forest, there would be no rain. >> for years, mesfin tekle has been working on conservation projects that ensure the cloud forest can continue to thrive. >> the project's value for mountain forest conservation is that it works with climate. this forest has huge potential for sequestering carbon which is part of the climate issue at the moment. and also the biodiversity is important for the ecosystem at a national and an international l
Dec 24, 2012 2:30pm PST
and change live in ways, not for yourself but also for your family, the environment, the country. >> personal happiness is when my family as well and we can see each other from time to time. >> i believe you have to help make happiness happen. you do not leave everything to chance. it depends on you to make happiness what you wanted to. >> happiness is a fleeting feeling that you often do not understand or notice. you just realize it when it is gone. >> somewhat for happiness in family life, others of their careers. i am in a phase of my life that is career-oriented. i will be happy when i can really assert myself and reach my goals. >> i was very happy when my children were born. it was a great happiness. it is not money or work that make me happy. rather, watching my children grow up and get married. that, to me, is happiness. >> richard, what is the key to happiness? >> being in my new apartment two days before christmas eve was not bad. being here with you on christmas is not bad. >> that was my answer. >> the international u.n. convoy is meeting with syrian president assaad to talk about
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